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Earl L. Packard Papers, 1913-1980

Dean Earl L. Packard, ca 1920s. Packard worked with the Geology department from 1932-1950. In 1932, Packard was appointed the Dean of the School of Science, Director of the Research Council, and Chairman of the Geology
				department. His focus of interest were fossil records of the Mesozoic and Cenozoic periods from the Pacific Coast.

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MSS Packard

The Earl L. Packard Papers consist of Packard's notes, reference materials, maps, correspondence, and a student paper. Packard came to Oregon State College in 1932 to teach paleontology in the Geology Department; he served as the chair of the department from 1932 to 1950 and the Dean of the School of Science from 1932 to 1938.

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0.5 cubic feet; 2 boxes

Related Papers

Materials pertaining to Packard's professional activities are available in the College of Science Records (RG 24). The F.A. Gilfillan Papers include correspondence with Packard from 1938; Gilfillan was the Dean of the College of Science immediately following Packard.

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